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Introducing Acton Recreation Area  If I have to think back on all of the different campsites that I have visited throughout my life (I think we’re into the hundreds at this point) there aren’t too many that can beat the beauty, remote serenity, and stillness of Acton recreation area. Only a hop skip and a …

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Touring Amnicon Falls State Park  I recently went on a road trip starting in Montreal, Quebec and travelling across North America to the west coast. Driving through Michigan is… quite frankly, extremely boring. Nothing but trees and trees and trees and road.  So when we happened upon the Amnicon Falls State Park, we were so …

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Bungee cord, X-shaped, and regular type that come in various materials, colors, sizes, and styles. The type you choose depends on the amount and type of luggage that you’re taking with you.  If you’re like me, and always overpack, we need to stop our toiletries from falling out of our suitcase on the plane (or …

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The Jones Lake campground is a popular destination located about an hour outside of Chilliwack British Columbia. This mountain lake comes with amazing mountain views, and beautiful clean water, and offers an escape from the surrounding cities without straying too far off of the Trans Canada Highway. This free-to-use campground also means a camping getaway …

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We’ve rented three different houses at Cultus Lake over the last two years.  Specifically, we’ve rented houses in the Sunnyside neighborhood which is on the north side of the lake (closest to the park entrance).  I have not rented a house in the Lindell Beach area of the lake so I cannot comment on that …

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We live in North Vancouver, BC. It’s a 15-minute drive from Playland in Vancouver. We go annually at least once.  Our kids are 10 and 7 so they’re at prime theme park ages.  While it’s not my favorite outing of the year, the kids love it.  I should mention that I’m not much of a …

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Spanish Banks is a hugely popular beach in Vancouver with multiple concession stands, a large park, volleyball nets, and incredible views of Downtown Vancouver and the North Shore. Made up of a series of three beaches all with something special to offer, it would be impossible to not find something to love about Spanish Banks.  …

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Hidden Beach is a popular destination on the northeastern shore of Lake Tahoe. Located along the Tahoe East Shore Trail, Hidden Beach is like an oasis with gorgeous panoramic views of the lake and mountains, and a secluded feel without having to go too far off the beaten path. I’ve been lucky enough to visit …

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The Vancouver Seawall is a massive waterfront pathway that wraps around Stanley Park, and other waterfront areas of Vancouver. The path completed construction in the 1980s and has been an important landmark ever since, with thousands of people walking and biking this path along the park every single day.  Where is the Stanley Park Seawall? …

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English Bay Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Vancouver. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s West End, English Bay has been a beloved gathering place for Vancouverites and tourists alike for centuries. On the cusp of Stanley Park, bordered by the seawall, and steps away from the popular Davie and Denman streets, …

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Lake Tahoe is a massive region that encompasses countless beaches across two states, California and Nevada. This article will outline the best beaches in the northeast region of Lake Tahoe in Nevada.  With many spectacular beaches in Lake Tahoe, it can be hard to narrow down the best ones to fit into your summer holiday. …

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